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Study finds terrible traffic in North Carolina

A study released yesterday found that, not only have traffic congestion and highway fatalities increased, but North Carolina is among the worst states for traffic.


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Renewable energy bill clears first Senate voteA measure that would require utility companies in North Carolina to provide 12.5 percent of their retail electricity from renewable energy and power-saving measures cleared its first Senate vote. 
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Table Rock Picnic Area adds to closure list

A 50-acre spot fire at Shortoff Mountain had firefighters distracted yesterday- and today firefighters are getting back on track, according to U.S. Forest Service’s Dennis Wahlers.

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Sheriff says don’t swim at Elk River FallsThe drowning of a 16-year-old boy in the basin below Elk River Falls has given Avery County Sheriff Kevin Frye a mission: to enact a swimming ban on that area of the river.

 

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Spot fire distracts firefighters at Shortoff

Firefighters at the Shortoff Mountain fire hit a small snag yesterday.

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Soldier returns homeA soldier killed last week in Iraq arrived in his hometown of Hickory yesterday.
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Jewel thief strikes WilkesSometime between June 17 and last Friday, someone opened a window and entered the home of Samuel Wagner, stealing several pieces of jewelry. 
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Ruritan Club Sign Vandalized in WilkesThe Roaring River Ruritan Club reported vandalism on their property over the weekend. 
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Mountain City Independence Day: Not to be missedNext Wednesday, Mountain City celebrates Independence day. 
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Democrats to keep ‘temporary’ tax one more monthDemocrats in the Senate have agreed to keep a “temporary” sales tax for at least another month. 
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General Assembly works towards Medicaid dealHouse and Senate Democratic leaders hope to finalize a Medicaid deal.
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Milk rights argued in RaleighRaw milk advocates pleaded their case before a House committee yesterday.
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Mental Illness equity bill clears committeeThe Senate Health Committee cleared a bill yesterday that would require equity in health insurance coverage for mental illness. 
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Drowning circumstances unknown

Avery County Sheriff Kevin Frye still does not know the circumstances surrounding the Sunday drowning of 16-year-old  Nicholas “Chad” Hicks near Elk River Falls.

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Burning operations continue on Shortoff: Expect smoke

It’s day two of the burnout operation at the Shortoff Wildfire, according to Incident Information Officer Gil Knight.

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Sheriff's statement on drowningAvery County Sheriff Kevin Frye issued the following statement yesterday regarding the Elk River drowning. Full Story
 
Recovery effort over- body found

It’s official- yesterday evening Avery County Sheriff Kevin Frye announced the body of 16-year-old Nicholas “Chad” Hicks had been located.

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Elk Motel owner pleads to Commissioners

Elk Motel owner Floyd Garrison appealed to Commissioners last night- a first for Garrison.

 

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Skateboarders without helmets- could face fines, commissioners say

Watauga County Commissioners discussed a civil ordinance last night that would fine people found skateboarding in the skate park without a helmet.

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